The Olympic flame for the 2002 Winter games passed through Seattle on Jan. 23. Runners carried the flame through several parts of Seattle, including the UW. The Campus Parkway torchbearer is shown above. Photo by Leila Gray.
Martin receives international longevity prize
George Martin, professor of pathology and adjunct professor of genome sciences, will receive the Ipsen Foundation Longevity Prize at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in November. (Full Story)
Social-cognitive neuroscientists identify parts of the brain involved in human imitation
UW and French researchers have identified a network of brain regions involved in human imitation and specific brain areas that enable a person to distinguish the self from others. (Full Story)
Bioengineering student receives national award
Tyrone Michael Porter, Ph.D. candidate in bioengineering, was named the 2002 Graduate Student of the Year by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) National Executive Board. (Full Story)
Surgeon presents Science in Medicine Lecture on wound healing
Mary Nicole Gibran, associate professor of surgery, presents Making Sense of Wound Repair at the Science in Medicine lecture at noon, Thursday, Feb. 7, in A-420 Hogness Auditorium, Health Sciences Center. Everyone is welcome.